women in armed conflict

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Talking community networks at AfChix TechWomen Summit 2018

Posted Tue 29 May 2018 - 10:30 | 1,095 views
In this report back from AfChix TechWomen Summit 2018, Kazanka Comfort talks about the inclusion of young women in science and tehcnology programs in university, discussions around the possibilities offered by community networks to own and manage infrastructure by the people. In particular Kazanka looks at how women are affected by sectarian conflict and working with ICTs and training in...

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Power of communication - addressing violence in post-conflict situation (video, 16mins)

Posted Mon 7 Mar 2011 - 15:40 | 4,868 views
Harriet Musoke presents the work of Isis-Women’s International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) and their approach to technology in addressing violence in post-conflict situation. Isis-WICCE is one of more than sixty groups funded by 'Take Back the Tech! small grants' fund, and using information technologies in their work to end violence against women. This presentation was part...

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Access to Knowledge in Emergency situations: Looking at the situation in Jordan and in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:20 | 5,325 views
Sonia Randhawa interviewed with Lulu Mitshabu and Daoud Kuttab. Lulu Mitshabu is the Africa Programs Coordinator at Caritas Australia. A Congolese woman, she travels through Africa regularly and is responsible for their Congolese programme. Daoud Kuttab is president of AMARC Middle East and North Africa, and responsible for setting up Jordan's first community radio. He has recently been working...

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Reclaiming women’s space at the peace table : the Peacebuilding Cyberdialogue as a model of using ICTs for peacebuilding

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 8,270 views
Women are particularly impacted by war and violent conflicts - both as survivors as well as, crucially, being at the forefront of conflict prevention, conflict resolution and peace building. Mavic Cabrera-Balleza shares the Peacebuilding Cyberdialogue, a collaborative effort between the International Women's Tribune Centre and Isis WICCE, that brings together 40 women's organisations all over...

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Reflecting on ICTs, Women’s Activism and Silences at Beijing +10 - Interview with Mavic Cabrera-Balleza

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 3,582 views
Jac sm Kee speaks with Mavic Cabrera-Balleza of the International
Women’s Tribune Centre about her work using ICTs, and her thoughts on issues of gender and ICT (information and communications technology) policy as well as the challenges facing women’s movements in this respect.

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Radio Programmes: Women Talk Peace: Radio Productions on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Liberia)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 3,065 views
This is the third section in a 3-part series of prototype radio programs about UNSCR 1325. It contains four radio productions on women, peace and security issues in English, Kpelle and Bassa. The radio productions describe the impact of violent conflict on Liberian women, as well as the impact of such conflicts on other parts of the African region.

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Radio Programmes: Women Talk Peace: Radio Productions on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 with excerpts from the 2005 Peacebuilding Cyberdialogues (Uganda)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 3,277 views
This is the second section in a 3-part series of prototype radio programs about UNSCR 1325. It contains three radio productions on women, peace and security issues in Uganda. The productions decribe the impact of violent conflicts on Ugandan women, as well as the effects of such conflicts in other parts of Africa.  

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Radio Programmes: Women Talk Peace: Radio Productions on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Philippines)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 3,077 views
This is the first section in a 3-part series of prototype radio programs about UNSCR 1325. It contains four radio productions on women, peace and security issues in the Philippines which also draw parallels to the impact of violent conflict in other parts of     Asia-Pacific.

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MEDIA BRIEF: Cultivating Violence Through Technology? Exploring the Connections between Internet Communication Technologies and Violence Against Women

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,690 views
This brief is a condensed version of the issue paper with the same title written by Jac sm Kee for APC WNSP. The paper explores the connection between new information communication technologies (ICTs) and violence against women (VAW). From the perspective of representation and rapid dissemination of information and communication enabled through ICTs, the paper looks at domestic violence in the...

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Gender and ICTs for development: A global source book

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,773 views
Five case studies illustrate the different contexts facing gender and ICTs for development, including e-commerce in Bhutan, entrepreneurship by women workers in China, post-war communication using radio and ICTs in Sierra Leone, sustainable fisheries production in Ghana, and information exchange related to HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean.